We are at the halfway point of LewisandClarkapalooza now; it's been six months of costumed reenactors, drum-and-fife corps, paeans to America's spirit of exploration and a whole lot of introspection (that last one might just be a personal problem). Let's just say that when it comes to Lewis & Clark, well, we get it already. They came to St. Louis, looked around for a few months, and then, like all bold and courageous people of reasonable intellect, they left town. Sure, they eventually returned, but the fact remains that what St. Louis celebrates when it celebrates Lewis & Clark is that, as a city, we were the first and last truck stop to the West.... More >>>